Euro 2024 isn't even over - one Euros star has already scored a Champions League hat-trick

Romania fans light smoke flares during their match against Slovakia at Euro 2024.
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Euro 2024 still isn’t over, but some players who turned out for eliminated countries are already back home and playing competitive games - including one who has scored a hat-trick in the Champions League.

Three Romanian internationals who were in the matchday squad to face the Netherlands in the round of 16 turned out for the confusingly-named FCSB in the first qualifying round of the Champions League on Tuesday evening.

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Steven Chicken

Steven Chicken has been working as a football writer since 2009, taking in stints with Football365 and the Huddersfield Examiner. Steven still covers Huddersfield Town home and away for his own publication, Steven is a two-time nominee for Regional Journalist of the Year at the prestigious British Sports Journalism Awards, making the shortlist in 2020 and 2023.